June 2019

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Today @ 10:00 to 21 December 2019 16:00

Artisan Market: Spring Into Life (Littlehampton High Street)

Now in its fourth year, the Artisan Market brings local producers, creators, and craft makers to the High Street. Expect to see busking, performance, live art and all the colourful characters that make up the local coastline and downlands around us along the South Coast. It’s a chance for locals and visitors alike to gain a fresh understanding of the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town

Today @ 08:45 to 7 September 2019 09:30

Boot Camp (Arundel Lido)

Boot Camp takes place every Saturday throughout the summer, until September.
Event organiser: Peak Performance Sussex

Today @ 09:30 to 29 September 2019 12:00

BLUEVIEW Open Studio (1 The Strand, Ferring)

BLUEVIEW Art Studio is now open for the 2019 season every Sunday from until 29th September. Pop in or call to arrange an alternative visit outside of the opening times. There will be local original and handmade art, including postcards and greeting cards.
Event organiser: Cathy Verney

Today @ 09:15 to 3 September 2019 10:00

Aqua Aerobics with Emma (Arundel Lido)

This friendly Aqua Aerobics session takes place in the main pool with Emma every Tuesday until 3rd September.
Event organiser: Emma Wynter

Today @ 18:00 to 5 September 2019 19:00

Swim like a Mermaid With South Coast Mermaids (Arundel Lido)

Live out your dreams of swimming like a Mermaid with South Coast Mermaids. Please contact Anna for details and to book. Email southcoastmermaids@gmail.com
Event organiser: Anna

Today @ 19:00 to 6 September 2019 21:00

SUP Yoga with Faye (Arundel Lido main pool)

Faye gives two one-hour sessions of SUP Yoga. To book, please email Faye: supyogauk@yahoo.com
Event organiser: Faye Brunning

Today @ 10:00 to 18 August 2019 13:00

Figure/Character Drawing Live with Artist Steve Carroll (#2 Evans Garden Arcade Road Bn17 5AP )

This is a chance to loosen the hand up and create under the superlative tutorial of art historian and lecturer and artist Mr Steve Carroll. Students bring their own art materials (easels can be provided if needed). This course is designed for artists at all levels of ability. The course places are £20 per session. Please call 01903 722666 for details,
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Today @ 10:00 to 14 July 2019 16:00

The Art of Ron Dellar (Mill Road, Arundel, BN18 9PA)

This exhibition features scenes from Sussex, London and Provence. Free entry; donations are welcome.
Call 01903 885866, email office@arundelmuseum.org or visit www.arundelmuseum.org
Event organiser: Arundel Museum

Today to 30 June 2019

Worthing Artists Open Houses (Various)

Head into Worthing during the last three weekends in June, for the Worthing Artists Open Houses event. This is an annual art trail, celebrating the creativity and talent of local artists. Doors to houses, studios, galleries, schools, restaurants and cafes will be open to welcome in visitors to enjoy the wide range of art and craft on show. For venue details Pick up a leaflet or visit www.worthingartistsopenhouses.com.
Event organiser: Worthing Artists Open Houses

Today @ 11:00 to 30 June 2019 17:30

Artist Open House (The Strand, Ferring)

BLUEVIEW Studio is taking part in Artists Open Houses over three weekends in June. There will be a huge range of original local art including photography, paintings, ceramics, jewellery, glass and wood. Enjoy cream tea in the garden and design your own ceramic coaster.
Bus number 8 stops by the lane.
Event organiser: WAOH

JULY 2019

Tuesday 9 July 2019 - 18:00 to 23 August 2019 19:00

Adults Back to Swim Course with Arun Wellbeing Course 2 (Arundel Lido)

Spaces for Adults Back to Swim Course are limited, so please contact Lauren Dunn on 01903 737945 for more information.
Event organiser: Lauren Dunn

Monday 15 July 2019 - 10:00 to 28 July 2019 17:00

Littlehampton Arts Trail 2019 (All throughout Littlehampton Town)

There will be more than 25 artists exhibiting in 25 public buildings for the visitors of Littlehampton Arts Trail to enjoy. The walk is achievable within one day and it also takes in some wonderful historical & modern award winning architecture too. Please check the map for details of business and public building opening times. Visit https://www.facebook.com/LittlehamptonLoveFestival/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Tuesday 16 July 2019 - 19:30 to 21 July 2019

Rainbow Shakespeare: Twelfth Night (Highdown Gardens, Littlehampton Road)

Worthing’s acclaimed Rainbow Shakespeare return to Highdown Gardens with two very contrasting productions. Picnic under the stars while the magical world of Shakespeare comes alive around you. Weekend matinees take place at 2pm, as well as the evening performances. Gates open one hour before matinees for picnics and an hour and half before evening performances. Please bring camping/garden chairs or rugs to sit on (if you want to be at the front) as there is no seating. Advance tickets are available to purchase through Worthing Theatres box office and website up until 6pm the day before a given performance. On the day of a performance tickets are available to purchase (cash or cheque only) directly at the gate at Highdown Gardens. The company will perform in light to moderate rain but if the weather is so severe the company will endeavour to exchange tickets for another performance. Visit worthingtheatres.co.uk/show/twelfth-night/ for tickets.
Event organiser: Rainbow Shakespeare

Wednesday 17 July 2019

GIN Summer Supper (Ferring)

GIN are meeting for their Summer Supper event. This event is for
members only. We are a ladies group who meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information contact: Janet Card on 244148; Liz Phillips on 07804491924; or Feona Clarke on 244161.
Event organiser: GIN

Wednesday 17 July 2019 - 19:30 to 20 July 2019 21:45

The Vicar of Dibley (Windmill Theatre. Littlehampton )

The Stage-Door Theatre Compnay present The Vicar of Dibley. This production based on a stage play by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter, adapted from the original TV series by Richard Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer. With kind permission of Tiger Aspect Productions, in support of Comic Relief. Tickets are £13 or £12 for concessions and are available at www.stage-door.org.uk/tickets or www.ticketsource.co.uk/stage-door-theatre
Event organiser: Stage-Door Theatre Company

Thursday 18 July 2019 to 20 July 2019

Southern Cathedrals Festival (Chichester)

Chichester Cathedral Friends are proud to be the sponsors of The Southern Cathedrals Festival. The festival is a rich celebration of the friendship between the three Cathedrals of Chichester, Salisbury and Winchester. Full details and tickets are available on www.chichestercathedral.org.uk/services-events/southern-cathedrals-festival-2019 or from the Cathedral shop in the Cloisters.
Event organiser: Chichester Cathedral Friends

Thursday 18 July 2019 - 02:30

Afternoon Talk: Being a Town Crier (English Martyrs Barn, Goring)

Bob Smytherman, Worthing's famous Town Crier, will be giving a talk on his journey of being a Mayor and Town Crier for Worthing Friendship Centre.
Event organiser: June Cooper

Thursday 18 July 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00

Shoreline Sculpture (East Beach Cafe Shoreline)

Location left of East Beach Cafe, this is an open invitation to create sculpture on the shoreline. Artists from LOCA will be on hand to offer assistance in creating unique sculpture. It’s a chance for the public and artists to create sculpture together that can be visible on the Littlehampton Shoreline for weeks after creating. Punch and Judy shows will be performed by Glyn Edwards. We will also be having the delightful company of Arun Talks with shoreline discovery tables. This is a chance to learn, be entertained with classical seaside Punch and Judy and get creative. Visit https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Thursday 18 July 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Summer Sounds Concert (Emmanuel URC St Michael's Rd, Worthing BN11 4SD)

The Rowland Singers Choral Society conducted by Helen Emery, with piano accompaniment by Kathryn Kay, and guest Dominic Smith on the flute will be performing a summer concert. As usual, the selection of music is lighter in style for this summer concert, with the choir performing popular music including a medley of songs from Mary Poppins. There really will be something for everyone to enjoy and tap their feet to! There will be a collection at the concert to support the charity Group B Strep Support (GBSS), a UK charity working to stop GBS infections in babies. Tickets for the concert are £10 for an adult and £4 for a child. These are available by telephoning 01903 238792. Doors open at 7pm. For more information please visit www.rowlandsingers.co.uk
Event organiser: The Rowland Singers Choral Society

Thursday 18 July 2019 - 19:30

Sussex Family History Group (Chichester Room, Field Place, Durrington)

Worthing Meeting Centre of SFHG welcomes Mark Lewis to talk about The Tidal Thames - its Folklore and Traditions. Please do come and join us. Members and visitors welcome. Visit www.sfhg.org.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 19 July 2019

Worthing Lions Festival and Stevens Fair 2019 (Worthing Seafront)

The Worthing Lions festival returns! Join in on the summer fun and stalls. Visit worthinglions.co.uk/festivalprogramme for more information.
Event organiser: Worthing Lions

Friday 19 July 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching a professional demonstrator create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. This months' demonstrator is Linda Brayne and the club competition for the Stella Tye Rose Bowl is entitled "Ring-a-ring of Roses". Tea and cakes are available, and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and there's no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 19 July 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Picnic on the Green (Stage By The Sea)

This is a gathering of the local areas artists on the sea front green and a chance for the local community to meet them. Bring a picnic and enjoy the company of artisans and live music and tap performances by Lee Payne. Poi Passion Circus will be joining in the event with a FREE circus skills mini workshop and how to on: Diablo, Poi, Juggling, Staff, Hoop etc. Visit https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Friday 19 July 2019 - 19:00

The Green Book (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Film Society will be showing the Oscar nominated The Green Book. When Tony Lip (Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Ali), a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on The Green Book to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Tickets cost £6 and are available from Ferring Co-Op Store, and Ferring Stores in South Ferring or at the door, which includes a drink.
Event organiser: Ferring Film Society

Saturday 20 July 2019

Art Works Third Birthday (St. Peter and St. Paul’s Parish Hall)

To celebrate its third birthday, Art Works is holding a summer exhibition. The venue will be showcasing the wonderfully creative art and crafts produced in the monthly workshops. The artists will be loaning their pieces of art for exhibition; for many the first time they have exhibited. As with any good birthday celebration, cake will be available! Visit artworksrustington.org for more information.
Event organiser: Art Works

Saturday 20 July 2019 - 10:00

Broadwater Carnival and Fire Station Open Day 2019 (Broadwater Green)

We hope you all enjoy the day and have a good time with all new attractions we have this year. This is a very exciting year as the Broadwater Carnival has joined forces with the Fire Station Open day for the fifth year running after the huge success of last year’s event. This year will be even bigger and better and they are supporting eight charities! All the money we raise today goes towards the Carnival Charities 2019 and The Firefighters Charity. Visit www.facebook.com/BroadwaterCarnivalSociety
Event organiser: Broadwater Carnival Society

Saturday 20 July 2019 - 10:45 to 16:45

The Littlehampton Sketch Crawl hosted by Artist Steve Carroll (The Red Bridge near The Arun View Pub)

Take a lovely wander around eight Littlehampton locations with renowned art lecturer and Sussex artist Steve Carroll. Bring drawing materials, a packed lunch and yourselves. A map of the Littlehampton Sketch Crawl will be available closer to the crawl on https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Saturday 20 July 2019 - 11:00

The Angmering Fun Dog Show (Mayflower Park, Bramley Green)

Fancy a fun day out in a dog friendly environment? Then this is the event for you. The dog show is organised by the Angmering Parish Council and sponsored by Just Shutters and Cooper Adams. Rosettes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in each category. Now is the time to put your handling skills to the test in a fun, friendly environment. So come on dog owners, show off your pets and have some fun. Registration starts at 11am, competition start time 12pm and will finish by 4pm. This is a free event. There will be a maximum of 15 dogs entered into each category. Only dogs over 6 months are allowed to enter, toilets are provided and there will be a marquee for shelter. http://angmeringparishcouncil.gov.uk/
Event organiser: Angmering Parish Council

Saturday 20 July 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

Jamie's Wish Trust Family Fun Day (Linden Park, Littlehampton BN17 7BJ)

The 13th annual Jamie’s Wish Family Fun Day will offer live entertainment, live music, character walkabouts, a baby competition, a dog show, stalls, bouncy castles, raffle, refreshments and much, much more. Come along for a great day out for all the family and help support this local charity. Entry is free. Visit www.jamieswish.co.uk or call 01903 368524.
Event organiser: Sue Allen

Saturday 20 July 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Flower Stall at Ferring Village Day (Ferring Village Green)

Ferring Flower Club will be holding a stall at Ferring Village Day. There will be a variety of fresh flower posies and arrangements for sale and to be won in our raffle (to be drawn at 3pm). There will also be two demonstrations, given by club members, showing 'how to make your own arrangement'. Come along and find out more about the Flower Club, who we are and what we do. For further information about the Flower Club, please email: ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Debbie on 01903 507512.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Saturday 20 July 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Lyminster Summer Fete (Church Lane ,Lyminster, Littlehampton BN17 7QJ)

The Lyminster Summer Fete is a traditional Summer Fair with something for everyone. There will be live music, a good BBQ, a beer tent, a raffle, tea and cakes, a display of armoured vehicles and classic cars, a bouncy castle, games, stalls etc. Lots to see and do! It is a great afternoon out for families and our grand raffle offers the opportunity to win valuable and interesting prizes. Do come and enjoy yourselves and bring your friends!
Event organiser: David Farrer-Brown

Saturday 20 July 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Ferring Village Fair (Ferring Village Green)

All the fun of the fayre. Traditional village fair with lots of stalls, circus workshop, games and a dog show (weather permitting), classic cars, refreshments in the village hall and on the Green, Punch and Judy and the Town Crier, to mention just a few of the activities. A great family day out.
Event organiser: Ruth Sims

Sunday 21 July 2019 - 14:00

Garden Party (Cornwell House, 23-25 Beehive Lane, Ferring)

Abbeyfield Ferring’s care home are holding their annual garden party. This is a super community event and open to all who enjoy a cream tea, cakes, stalls, burgers, hotdogs, a tombola and a superb raffle. Do come along and have a super afternoon. Entry is £2.50 for adults and £1 for children, which includes your cream tea! Call 01903 240313 for more information.
Event organiser: Abbeyfield Ferring

Monday 22 July 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Summer Holiday Assault Course (Aldingbourne Country Centre, Chichester)

A large inflatable assault course for you and your friends to get competitive against the event staff! No need to book. Visit https://www.aldingbournetrust.org/events.html for more information.
Event organiser: Aldingbourne Country Centre

Tuesday 23 July 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Splash About Day (Aldingbourne Country Centre, Chichester)

The centre is hosting the ever-popular Splash About Day.  It’s all about ‘kid’s revenge’, and a chance for you, your friends and our staff to have a huge water fight! No need to book. Visit www.aldingbournetrust.org/events.html for details.
Event organiser: Aldingbourne Country Centre

Tuesday 23 July 2019 - 19:30 to 28 July 2019

Rainbow Shakespeare: Othello (Highdown Gardens, Littlehampton Road)

Worthing’s acclaimed Rainbow Shakespeare return to Highdown Gardens with two very contrasting productions. Picnic under the stars while the magical world of Shakespeare comes alive around you. Weekend matinees take place at 2pm, as well as the evening performances. Gates open one hour before matinees for picnics and an hour and half before evening performances. Please bring camping/garden chairs or rugs to sit on (if you want to be at the front) as there is no seating. Advance tickets are available to purchase through Worthing Theatres box office and website up until 6pm the day before a given performance. On the day of a performance tickets are available to purchase (cash or cheque only) directly at the gate at Highdown Gardens. The company will perform in light to moderate rain but if the weather is so severe the company will endeavour to exchange tickets for another performance. Visit https://worthingtheatres.co.uk/show/othello/ for tickets.
Event organiser: Rainbow Shakespeare

Thursday 25 July 2019 - 16:45 to 20:00

Walk & Shoot (The Littlehampton Clock Tower)

This is a photographic walk facilitated by professional photographers. You will meet at a set point at 4.45pm and then move onto other various choice points to take photographs in Littlehampton. There will also be advice on Instagram too. This event is limited to 20 places and we ask that a basic knowledge of the camera being used is required. This is for aspiring photographers of all abilities; any type of camera will do even phone cameras. An exhibition of selected photographs from last year’s Walk & Shoot will be part of this year’s Littlehampton Arts Trail. Visit https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Thursday 25 July 2019 - 19:00 to 20:30

Making Crime Pay - The Facts Behind the Fiction (Littlehampton Library)

Former Chief Superintendent and chief of police for Brighton, Graham Bartlett, talks about his new career as a bestselling author and crime advisor to some of the country’s most celebrated crime writers including Peter James, Mark Billingham, Elly Griffiths and Dorothy Koomson.

In writing 'Death Comes Knocking,' he and Peter James explored the truth behind the Roy Grace novels, including some scary real-life tales from Bognor Regis, where Graham started his career. As an advisor, Graham helps authors and TV writers achieve pinpoint accuracy and create authentic characters which make their thrilling stories fly.

Graham will also talk about his and Peter James’s next non-fiction title - about the Babes in the Woods murders and the double killer who nearly got away…

Tickets are £5, available from Littlehampton Library. Call 01903 716450 or email littlehampton.library@westsussex.gov.uk. Tickets are non-refundable.
Event organiser: West Sussex Libraries

Friday 26 July 2019 - 08:00 to 20:00

Angmering-on-Sea Lawn Tennis Club Charity Day (Homelands Avenue, East Preston, BN16 1PS)

This is the first charity day the Club has hosted and it will be in aid of Chestnut Tree House. There will be up to four coaches on the court from 8am until 6pm as part of a ten hour tennisathon. Jon Inverdale will be umpiring a doubles match from 6-7pm. There will be an auction on the day and various activities being carried out. Food and refreshments available. Members and non-members welcome.
Event organiser: Angmering-on-Sea Lawn Tennis Club

Friday 26 July 2019 - 16:00 to 19:00

Chalk at the Pebbles (The Pebbles on the Promenade by the Pier)

This is an art activity for all. Join the artists coming together with the local community to create chalk art on the promenade. This year, LOCA will be hosting a FREE Pebble Painting workshop, with all materials provided by LOCA. This will be held at the Pebbles near Littlehampton Pier. Visit https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Friday 26 July 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

A Birdwatcher's Travels in West Sussex (Village Hall, Ferring St, Ferring)

We welcome Bernie Forbes to our July meeting who will give a talk entitled ‘A Birdwatcher’s Travels in West Sussex’. Tricia Hall will deliver her popular Nature Notes and Ed Miller will conclude the meeting by updating the audience with any planning news. Admission will be £2 for members and £3 for visitors to include tea and biscuits.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group

Saturday 27 July 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00

Open Morning (Abbots Lodge Dental Practice, Rustington)

Come on in and join us for a cuppa and a slice of cake! Yes- cake! We are all human and it is all about frequency! That said, we would like to welcome one and all to come along, meet the team and let us show you around. You may have noticed a fair few builders coming and going, you are welcome to come in to see what they have been up to... They have been busy transforming the practice into something really great for you! We look forward to seeing you there!
Event organiser: Sacha Tunks

Saturday 27 July 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Figure/Character Drawing Live with Artist Steve Carroll (#2 Evans Garden Arcade Road Bn17 5AP )

This is a chance to loosen the hand up and create under the superlative tutorial of art historian and lecturer and artist Mr Steve Carroll. Students bring their own art materials (easels can be provided if needed). This course is designed for artists at all levels of ability. The course places are £20 per session. Please call 01903 722666 for details.
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Saturday 27 July 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Arts in the Courtyard (Evans Garden Courtyard BN17 5AP)

An afternoon of art with live music. Watch South Coast artists at work; this is a chance for the visitors to ask artists about technique and materials. The artists selected will all be specialists in their work, from spray painters, ceramicists, painters, etchers to illustrators. There will be plenty of free art activities for all ages and abilities to participate in. All materials will be provided for the free activities. We welcome artists of all ages and abilities to bring along their own sketch books, canvases and join in too. Visit https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Sunday 28 July 2019 - 10:00 to 16:30

Sunny Sunday Revival Car Show (Steyne Gardens, Worthing)

This is a free American and custom car show, with all sorts for all tastes. The event is free to enter. To show vehicles, please message the Facebook page traders for the latest pricing and availability: https://www.facebook.com/sunnysundayrevival/
Event organiser: Sunny Sunday Revival

Sunday 28 July 2019 - 12:00 to 18:00

Ukulele Jam of Jams (Stage By The Sea)

A gathering of ukulele groups from all over the region will come together at the Stage by the Sea to celebrate playing music together, the ukulele and life in general. A local specialist street food provider will be selling beverages and food at the event. Part of the proceeds go towards local causes.Visit https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Monday 29 July 2019 to 2 August 2019

Wick Week (Wick Village, Littlehampton)

Wick Village Traders Association would like to invite you to Wick Week. Those involved include the Wick Information Centre, Wick Trader's Association, Arun Community Church, The Keystone Centre and Freedom Leisure and kindly funded by Littlehampton Town Council. For more information, please visit www.wickvillage.com or Wick Village Traders Facebook page closer to the time.
Event organiser: Wick Village

Monday 29 July 2019 - 09:00 to 2 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Monday 29 July 2019 - 09:30 to 2 August 2019 16:00

Summer Hockey Camp (Worthing Hockey Club, Angmering School, Station Road)

Welcome to the world of hockey! Enjoy exciting, fun and engaging sessions aimed at improving children’s hockey skills. There are flexible day sessions to choose from, suitable for ages from 6 to 14 years, boys and girls and all ability levels, from beginner to regular players.
They will learn new techniques and improve their game play and tactics. Each session will include mini games. On the last day of the week we will hold a mini tournament and present awards and certificates to the children attending. Full week is £120 per child or £30 for a single day, £15 half day and there are options for an early drop-off at £3.50 per day.
Book here: https://activ8.class4kids.co.uk/camp/34
Event organiser: Worthing Hockey Club

Monday 29 July 2019 - 10:00 to 4 August 2019 17:00

Art Club Annual Exhibition (Ferring Village Hall, BN12 5JP)

Come along to the annual exhibition of artwork from members of Arun Art Society. You can expect the usual high standard of oils, acrylics and watercolours, all for sale at very competitive prices. There will also be a raffle for a painting by a well-known local artist, with proceeds in aid of Wadars animal charity. The exhibition is open each day from 10am until 8pm, other than the final day when it will close at 5pm. Admission is free. Get it into your diary now.
Event organiser: Arun Art Society

Wednesday 31 July 2019 - 09:30 to 15:00

Introduction to Bread Baking (Patching)

Join me for a day of bread baking in my kitchen. I'll show you how to make six different types of bread in a day - white and wholemeal loaves, rolls, walnut or beetroot mini loaves, pitta and focaccia. We use my regular oven, so it’s straightforward to re-create in any kitchen. With only two people at a time the experience is really personal. £75 per person including coffee and cake, lunch and all the bread you bake, you get to take home. To book your place, call 01903 871683.
Event organiser: Baking at Sue's House

Wednesday 31 July 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

AUGUST 2019

Friday 2 August 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Ferring History Group Meeting (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring History Group has over 150 members and supporters. We research, celebrate and publish the history of our village. We meet four times a year for presentations and discussions. For our August meeting, Sylvia Endacott will be giving a talk on ‘Butlins and Bognor’. Membership is £10 a year (£15 for a couple). This covers the four presentation meetings (we have to charge separately for the Social). Or you can pay £3 at the door to drop in occasionally. Visit www.ferringhistorygroup.co.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Ferring History Group

Saturday 3 August 2019 - 14:00

Summer Show (Village Hall and Warren Recreation Ground)

Come down for East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's summer show. To exhibit in any of the shows please ring 01903 782191. Entries must be lodged by the Wednesday immediately before each show. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Saturday 3 August 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30

Fun Dog Show (Warren Recreation Ground, Sea Road, East Preston)

The Fun Dog Show is held in conjunction with East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's Flower Show. There will be nine novelty classes, with rosettes to fourth place in all classes.
Class 1 Most Handsome Dog
2 Prettiest Bitch
3 Best Condition (Dog or Bitch)
4 Best Veteran (7 years & over)
5 Best Rescue
6 Scruffiest Dog
7 Dog with the most appealing eyes
8 Child's best friend (for children under 13 years of age with
their dog)
9 Desert Island Dog (dog the judge would most like to have on
a desert island)
Entries taken from 2pm.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Dog Training Club

Monday 5 August 2019 - 09:00 to 9 August 2019 09:30

Swimming crash course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Tuesday 6 August 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Fitness and Fun (East Preston Infant School)

The council is again inviting parents, grandparents and carers to join their children in a fun morning play scheme led by Bee-Fit. Tickets are just £4 per child. Children’s refreshments will be provided, together with tea and coffee for parents and guardians. Booking is essential. Please download a booking form from the news section of the council’s website at https://eastpreston-pc.gov.uk/and return it to the council office or the infant school (before the end of term). Forms can be accepted at the council office up until midday on Friday 2nd August.
Event organiser: East Preston Parish Council

Tuesday 6 August 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

The Golden Age of Female Transport Posters (Worthing Lecture Theatre )

We are a small club that meets on the first Tuesday of the month.
Each meeting we invite a guest speaker. Our talk for August is The Golden Age of Female Transport Posters, by Ruth Sykes. All are welcome to attend. Entry for non-members is £5pp. For more information please call 07984403890 or email worthingantiqueclub@yahoo.co.uk
Event organiser: Worthing Antique Arts & Collectors Club.

Wednesday 7 August 2019 - 19:30 to 10 August 2019

Thoroughly Modern Millie (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

Littlehampton Musical Comedy Society presents the stage musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. There is also a Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets are available through the society box office on 01903 730775 and are £15 each, £14 concessions and two for £25 on opening night. Visit http://lmcs.productions/ for more information.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Musical Comedy Society

Thursday 8 August 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00

Sandcastle Competition (Stage-by-the-Sea, Littlehampton Seafront)

Take part in this mega Sandcastle Competition on Littlehampton seafront. Entry is free and there are prizes to be won in three categories, 5s and under, over 5s and 10+. You can enter as a group or individually and must only use natural materials found on the beach. We want you to be as creative as possible so that we impress our special judges. Call 01903 732063 or email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Friday 9 August 2019 to 11 August 2019

Worthing Summer Cinema 2019 (Denton Gardens)

Worthing Summer Cinema returns to Denton Gardens with a selection of films playing across the weekend. There will be food stalls and all of your movie sweet treats. Booking and price information coming soon.
Event organiser: Worthing Summer Cinema

Friday 9 August 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00

Playrangers (Mewsbrook Park, Littlehampton)

Playrangers is aimed at children aged five to 11 for soft play fun on inflatables, woodworking and craft and games. This year we are also introducing a longer four-hour session for the summer following feedback and the popularity of these events. Adults are asked to stay and supervise their children and can join in if they wish. Volunteers from the Friends of Mewsbrook Park assist and clear the park of any litter following the event. This is also now attended where possible by mascot Monty the Mewsbrook Mallard, who the kids love and promotes the town and caring for the environment. Email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Monday 12 August 2019 - 09:00 to 16 August 2019 09:30

Swimming crash course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Monday 12 August 2019 - 09:00 to 14 August 2019 15:00

Active Academies Junior Swim and Run Camp (Arundel Lido)

For more information and to book, please contact Active Academies via www.activeacademies.com
Event organiser: Nikki Richardson

Tuesday 13 August 2019 - 10:00 to 16 August 2019 12:00

Children's Summer Holiday Club (Ferring Baptist Church, Greystoke Road)

This is a holiday club for 4-11-year-olds. There will be songs, team games, crafts, quizzes, group competitions and more! The club is staffed by people from Ferring Baptist and St Andrew's churches, all of whom have completed Child Protection training. More details on our website: www.ferringbaptist.org.uk
Event organiser: Julie Appleton

Friday 16 August 2019 - 19:30 to 20:00

Geological Presentation (Worthing Pier)

West Sussex Geological Society will be unveiling their 'Window on the Pier' on 16 August at 7.30pm. This to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. There will be a follow up walk on 24 August called "Pebbles on the Beach" at 11am at the Pier led by David Bone. Looking at the local geology, beach pebbles and view the New Glass Panel on the Pier.
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Friday 16 August 2019 - 19:30 to 20:00

Geological Presentation (Worthing Pier)

West Sussex Geological Society will be unveiling their 'Window on the Pier' on 16 August at 7.30pm. This to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. There will be a follow up walk on 24 August called "Pebbles on the Beach" at 11am at the Pier led by David Bone. Looking at the local geology, beach pebbles and view the New Glass Panel on the Pier.
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 17 August 2019 to 26 August 2019

Arundel Art Trail (Various Venues)

The Arundel Art Trail has become a key fixture in all art lovers' diaries. With over 150 artists and venues, all free, visitors will be spoiled for choice. One venue not to be missed takes you right to the top of the town, to the impressive Cathedral Centre on London Road, full of light and space. Here, members of Arundel Art Society will offer an eclectic mix of artwork from traditional and realistic, to the more
impressionistic and abstract. Framed and unframed paintings will be complimented with an array of greeting cards. Plus, you will have the chance to win a painting (and more) when you buy a ticket in the club's raffle, which gives all proceeds to a local charity. You can check out some of the members artwork on the club website, www.arundelartsociety.co.uk, though there is nothing better than seeing it for real, in this wonderful location. You might also want to details of the overall Trail at www.arundelgallerytrail.co.uk 
Event organiser: Arundel Art Trail

Saturday 17 August 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Figure/Character Drawing Live with Artist Steve Carroll (#2 Evans Garden Arcade Road Bn17 5AP )

This is a chance to loosen the hand up and create under the superlative tutorial of art historian and lecturer and artist Mr Steve Carroll. Students bring their own art materials (easels can be provided if needed). This course is designed for artists at all levels of ability. The course places are £20 per session. Please call 01903 722666 for details.
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Saturday 17 August 2019 - 10:00 to 26 August 2019 17:00

Art Exhibition at the Cathedral Centre, Arundel (Cathedral Centre, London Road, Arundel, BN18 9AY)

Members of Arundel Art Society will hold a major exhibition, as part of the renowned Arundel Art Trail in this wonderful "top of the town" location. You will see an excellent variety of artwork, modern and traditional, all at very competitive prices. A raffle for a local charity offers you the chance to win a painting (and more) for a small donation. Entry is free and tea/coffee and cake will be available. Do make sure this is in your diary now.
Event organiser: Arundel Art Society

Saturday 17 August 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Summer Show (The Woodlands centre. Woodlands Ave, Rustington)

Our last show of the season and it's big flowers, vegetable's, fruit, cookery, photography and floral art as well as our tea room to sit and chat with friends while indulging in homemade cakes and tea. We have a plant stall, raffle and tombola also. £1 entry, or free for children.
For more details or information on how to put in an exhibit contact the secretary on 01903 721930.
Event organiser: Rustington Horticultural Association

Saturday 17 August 2019 - 18:30

Group Summer Social (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Conservation Group are holding their summer social. For more information, visit www.ferringconservationgroup.co.uk
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group

Saturday 17 August 2019 - 20:45 to 23:00

Screen on the Green (East Green, Littlehampton)

Back for it’s sixth year, bring a blanket, pick your spot and settle in for an evening of free outdoor cinema fun on our giant 40ft inflatable screen. Film is TBC. This is a free, non-ticketed event. Bring a picnic or enjoy some hot food from our vendors. Call 01903 732063 or email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Sunday 18 August 2019 - 10:00 to 17:00

Littlehampton Harbour Waterfront Festival (Littlehampton Harbour)

Littlehampton Harbour once again plays host to an annual event celebrating all things nautical. We aim to showcase as many of the different activities that take place on the river as possible in one day, including dinghy sailing, yachts, powerboats, paddle boarding, angling, RNLI Lifeboats, jet skis, fly boards and hovercrafts. Several exciting visiting and resident vessels will also be open for tours on Town Quay. This is a free event. Call 01903 732063 or email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk for details.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Harbour

Monday 19 August 2019 - 09:00 to 23 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Wednesday 21 August 2019 - 12:00 to 14:30

Teddy Bears' Picnic (Arundel Lido)

This years Teddy Bears' Picnic will be looking at the Very Hungry Caterpillar, with arts and crafts to keep the little ones amused.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Thursday 22 August 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

KAPOW Wrestling (Aldingbourne Country Centre, Chichester)

KAPOW Wrestling are visiting with their wrestling show. KAPOW is the UK's number one Family-Friendly Wrestling Federation: high energy sports entertainment action, direct from the colourful pages of a comic book! Visit www.aldingbournetrust.org for a full list of the summer holiday event days, becoming a member, and more about the award-winning charity that supports adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to live independent lives.
Event organiser: Aldingbourne Country Centre

Saturday 24 August 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00

Playrangers (Mewsbrook Park, Littlehampton)

Playrangers is aimed at children aged five to 11 for soft play fun on inflatables, woodworking and craft and games. This year we are also introducing a longer four-hour session for the summer following feedback and the popularity of these events. Adults are asked to stay and supervise their children and can join in if they wish. Volunteers from the Friends of Mewsbrook Park assist and clear the park of any litter following the event. This is also now attended where possible by mascot Monty the Mewsbrook Mallard, who the kids love and promotes the town and caring for the environment. Email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Saturday 24 August 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

East Preston Food & Drink Festival (Village Green, Sea Road, East Preston)

East Preston Food & Drink Festival is back for its third year. Spend a fun summer's day eating, drinking and socialising with friends and family on East Preston's lovely Village Green.

This multi-vendor, vibrant food and drink festival is going to be a foodie and tipple-lovers heaven. Pizza to Pimms to puddings to preserves...

As well as the stalls, there will be food demonstrations and children's entertainment throughout.

Like the Food & Drink Festival Facebook page to keep abreast of the vendors attending. www.facebook.com/epfdf
Event organiser: East Preston Parish Council

Saturday 24 August 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Harriet Earis Trio and Tap Dancing Legend Lee Payne (Stage By The Sea)

The Harriet Earis Trio combines Celtic harp music with jazz and experimental backing. Harriet Earis (harp), Andy ‘Wal’ Coughlin (bass) and Sam Christie (percussion) bring their own unique backgrounds and musical tastes into the mix to create an unforgettable, high-energy fusion. This is a free performance.
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Sunday 25 August 2019 - 10:00 to 26 August 2019 18:00

Worthing Rotary Carnival (Steyne Gardens, Worthing)

Worthing’s Carnival has been celebrating all the great and good in Worthing since 1921, making it one of the oldest carnival’s in the UK. The carnival is being held in Steyne Gardens both days, with a procession on the Monday. The procession leaves Grand Avenue at 12.30pm, travels along the seafront and arrives at Steyne Gardens at 1.30pm. Visit www.facebook.com/pg/worthingcarnival/events/?ref=page_internal for more information.
 
 
Event organiser: Worthing Rotary

Monday 26 August 2019 - 09:00 to 30 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Wednesday 28 August 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00

Playrangers (Mewsbrook Park, Littlehampton)

Playrangers is aimed at children aged five to 11 for soft play fun on inflatables, woodworking and craft and games. This year we are also introducing a longer four-hour session for the summer following feedback and the popularity of these events. Adults are asked to stay and supervise their children and can join in if they wish. Volunteers from the Friends of Mewsbrook Park assist and clear the park of any litter following the event. This is also now attended where possible by mascot Monty the Mewsbrook Mallard, who the kids love and promotes the town and caring for the environment. Email events@littlehampton-tc.gov.uk
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Wednesday 28 August 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Friday 30 August 2019 - 16:00 to 20:00

Crimsoncraft Sound Studio & Audio (Stage By The Sea)

Crimsoncraft Sound Studio and Audio bring to Littlehampton’s Stage by the Sea a showcase of our area’s musicians and singers. They will be bringing their sound studio to the stage, equipped with the studio’s magic carpet of sound. This show is not one to be missed, as recording artists along the South Coast will be dropping in to session with other musical artists. This is a free performance.
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Saturday 31 August 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Lee and Bernie Payne Get Lowdown with the Motown (Stage By The Sea)

Lee and Bernie Payne, father and son duo, will be performing classic Motown tunes at Littlehampton’s Stage by the Sea. It’s a chance to dance, sing-a-long and enjoy Motown’s finest tunes. Bernie has been a Motown singer before his esteemed tap dancing son was born. His son Lee will be accompanying him on harmony. This is a free performance.
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

SEPTEMBER 2019

Sunday 1 September 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Lie Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Wednesday 4 September 2019 - 19:30

East Preston Floral Club Demonstration (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

Our September’s demonstration will be ‘Through the Ages’ and the competition will be ‘Times Past’. Tea or coffee will be available, as well as a monthly flower raffle, lottery and sales table. If you are interested in becoming a member or just want to find out more, call 01903 773017 or 07900 815969, visit www.epfloralclub.co.uk or find the club on Facebook: www.facebook.com/EastPrestonFloralClub.
Event organiser: East Preston Floral Club

Sunday 8 September 2019 - 10:00 to 19:00

Last Swimming Day of the Season (Arundel Lido)

Enjoy your last session with 'Sid the Sub' and swimming in our heated outdoor pools.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Sunday 8 September 2019 - 10:30 to 15:00

Guild Care's Dog Show and Fun Day (Broadwater Green, Worthing BN14 9DJ)

In partnership with Paws Training, Guild Care are hosting their annual Dog Show & Fun Day at Broadwater Green. There will be lots of fun games and competitions for your canines to take part in. Don’t have a dog? Not a problem! There will be plenty of fun on the day for the whole family with a bouncy castle, face painting, craft market, food and drink stalls, and, of course, lots of dogs to admire! For more information, please visit www.guildcare.org/dog. You can contact our Fundraising Team on 01903 528613 or email fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Coach Outing to RHS Wisley (RHS Wisley)

East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society are taking a trip to RHS Wisley. To buy tickets for outings please telephone 01903 774583. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Wednesday 11 September 2019 - 19:15

The Early Saxon Settlement of Sussex - a talk by James Sainsbury (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

James Sainsbury, Archaeologist at Worthing Museum, will reveal what recent excavations tell us about early Saxon settlements in Sussex, particularly in the area between the Arun and Adur rivers. His talk will be illustrated with ancient artefacts found in the pagan Saxon cemetery on Highdown Hill – vital evidence since there are no written accounts of the early settlements. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Thursday 12 September 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Old Kingston – an Illustrated Ralk by Margaret Gilbert (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

In Kingston, East Preston’s isolated and quieter neighbour, two historic former homes of the Olliver and Candy families still stand amidst open fields, old flint cottages and dead-end tracks. Margaret’s talk looks at the history of this relatively untouched place, as well as the changing fortunes of its two great houses through the ages. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 13 September 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Saturday 14 September 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Fido at the Lido - Fundraiser (Arundel Lido)

Four-legged friends have the chance to show off their talents with this year's Fido at the Lido's new categories. Join the fun from. Human refreshments, including a BBQ and bar, are available.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Saturday 14 September 2019 - 19:30

Quiz Night With Fish & Chips (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

Join East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society for their Quiz Night evening with fish and chip dinner. Entry is £7.50. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Thursday 19 September 2019 - 19:30

Sussex Family History Group (Chichester Room, Field Place, Durrington)

Worthing Meeting Centre of SFHG welcomes members and visitors to its monthly meetings. This month, our talk is given by Martin Hayes on William Penn and West Sussex: 17th Century New World Migration and West Sussex Links. We look forward to meeting you.
Contact www.sfhg.org.uk for more information.
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 20 September 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching professional demonstrator, Nina Tucknott, create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. September's club competition is titled 'Colours of Autumn'. Tea and cakes are available, and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and there's no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Saturday 21 September 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Model Railway Club Summer Open Day (Sompting Village Hall, West Street, BN15 0BE)

Model Railway Club Open Day - come along and meet our members. Layouts on show plus our well-stocked club shop.There will be free parking, disabled access, refreshments. £1 entrance fee, or 50p for children.
Event organiser: West Sussex N Gauge Model Railway Club

Saturday 21 September 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

Arts in the Courtyard (Evans Garden Courtyard BN17 5AP)

An afternoon of art with live music. Watch South Coast artists at work; this is a chance for the visitors to ask artists about technique and materials. The artists selected will all be specialists in their work, from spray painters, ceramicists, painters, etchers to illustrators. There will be plenty of free art activities for all ages and abilities to participate in. All materials will be provided for the free activities. We welcome artists of all ages and abilities to bring along their own sketch books, canvases and join in too. Visit https://www.facebook.com/laartsweek/
Event organiser: Littlehampton's Organisation of Community Arts

Sunday 22 September 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty Fairs Autumn Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands CentreThis is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Wednesday 25 September 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​​​​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Saturday 28 September 2019 - 19:30 to 22:00

Concert of Remembrance and Thanksgiving (St James the Great Church, East Ham Road, Littlehampton BN17 7AN)

The choir and orchestra will be joined by the Loughborough Male Voice choir to present a concert of Remembrance and Thanksgiving. There will be an opportunity to light a candle in memory of someone you have lost and we shall also remember those who have lost their lives while serving our country. Free admission with retiring collection for our chosen charities: Turning Tides, SERV Sussex and Jamie’s Wish.
Doors open at 6.45pm. Contact Chris Allen on 01243 582330.
Event organiser: Edwin James Festival Choir and Orchestra

Saturday 28 September 2019 - 20:00 to 22:45

Dr John Cooper Clarke - Luckiest Guy Alive Tour (Assembly Hall, Worthing)

Dr John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s. His satirical and humorous verse, delivered in a unique rapid-fire performance style, made him the best loved and most important performance poet of this generation. He is as vital now as in his 70's heyday, with John's new critically acclaimed poetry book, The Luckiest Guy Alive, having just been released Worldwide on Picador / Macmillan.
His latest show, touring across the world, is a mix of classic verse, never to have been heard extraordinary new material, hilarious ponderings on modern life, good honest gags, riffs and chat - a chance to witness a living legend at the top of this game.
Event organiser: Coastal Events Ltd

OCTOBER 2019

Thursday 3 October 2019 - 09:30 to 11:30

Georgian Gardens Community School Open Morning (Georgian Gardens, BN16 3JJ)

Open Events for children starting school in September 2020 - come and meet the staff and visit our friendly school for a stay and play session on Sat 9th November 10am-12pm; Open Evening from 6pm-7pm on the 14th November or one of our Open Mornings scheduled from 9.30am-11.30am on 3rd and 22nd October. There is no need to RSVP, but it is helpful if you could let us know if you would like to attend - call the office on 01903 771555.
Event organiser: Georgian Gardens Community School

Thursday 3 October 2019 - 19:15

The National Garden Scheme (Methodist Church Hall Claigmar Road Rustington)

For our first autumn meeting, we welcome Lesley Chamberlain who will talk about the very popular and successful 'National Garden Scheme'. Visitors and new members are always very welcome. Membership £20 per year or visitor's fee £3.50 at the door (refundable on joining). Contact Sue Phillips on 01903 782030.
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Monday 7 October 2019 - 19:30

Gardeners’ Question Time With Michael Harwood (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

Join East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society for Gardeners’ Question Time with Michael Harwood. Entry is £6, including a light supper. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Thursday 10 October 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

The Old London Docks and New Docklands: an Illustrated Talk by Sally Botwright (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington )

The story of London’s docklands, from the Roman era to present day, will be presented by Blue Badge Guide Sally Botwright. The talk not only looks at the old London Docks through the centuries, but also at the modern Docklands area, which has been developed in recent years. All are welcome; Heritage Association members pay £1 for entry; visitors, £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Saturday 12 October 2019 - 18:30

Shuffleboard Evening (Guide Hall behind the Woodlands Centre)

The Rustington and District Twinning Association is holding a Shuffleboard Evening. Why not come along and meet members of the association and find out about our activities in a fun environment. You will be made very welcome. Tickets are £8.50 for non-members and include a lasagne supper. For tickets, please email admin@rustingtontwinning.org.uk or call 01903 782185.
Event organiser: Rustington and District Twinning Association

Saturday 12 October 2019 - 18:30

Shuffleboard Evening (Guide Hall behind the Woodlands Centre)

The Rustington and District Twinning Association is holding a Shuffleboard Evening. Why not come along and meet members of the association and find out about our activities in a fun environment. You will be made very welcome. Tickets are £8.50 for non-members and include a lasagne supper. For tickets, please email admin@rustingtontwinning.org.uk or call 01903 782185.
Event organiser: Rustington and District Twinning Association

Sunday 13 October 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Thursday 17 October 2019 - 19:15

Houseplants (Methodist Church Hall Claigmar Road Rustington)

Local horticulturalist Paul Abbott will be telling us about houseplants. Visitors and new members are always very welcome. Membership is £20 per year or the visitors' fee is £3.50 at the door (refundable on joining). Contact Sue Phillips on 01903 782030.
Event organiser: West Sussex Horticultural Club

Friday 18 October 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Friday 18 October 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching professional demonstrator, Jean Plaskett, create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. The club competition for October is titled 'Spooky'. Tea and cakes are available, and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and there's no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Tuesday 22 October 2019 - 09:30 to 11:30

Georgian Gardens Community School Open Morning (Georgian Gardens, BN16 3JJ)

Open Events for children starting school in September 2020 - come and meet the staff and visit our friendly school for a stay and play session on Sat 9th November 10am-12pm; Open Evening from 6pm-7pm on the 14th November or one of our Open Mornings scheduled from 9.30am-11.30am on 3rd and 22nd October. There is no need to RSVP, but it is helpful if you could let us know if you would like to attend - call the office on 01903 771555.
Event organiser: Georgian Gardens Community School

Wednesday 30 October 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​​​​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations only.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

NOVEMBER 2019

Friday 1 November 2019 - 20:30 to 2 November 2019 00:00

Halloween with Murdoch's Crazy Eyes (Thieves' Kitchen, 10-12 Warwick Street, Worthing, BN11 3DL)

We’re excited to have local favourites Murdoch’s Crazy Eyes playing a special Halloween charity gig in aid of us. For those not in the know, Murdoch's Crazy Eyes are a professional five-piece band that can turn any event into something unforgettable. From cheesy classics and funky grooves to cheery pop and soulful melodies, they’ve got everything you need for a great night out! No Halloween celebration would be complete without a best-dressed competition. Therefore, the person with the best spooky costume on the night will win a special prize! Tickets, which include a drink on arrival, are £15. All of the funds raised will be used to support local children and adults in need via our vital services. To buy your tickets, please visit www.guildcare.org/halloween
Over 18s only.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Saturday 9 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Georgian Gardens Community School Stay and Play (Georgian Gardens, BN16 3JJ)

Open Events for children starting school in September 2020 - come and meet the staff and visit our friendly school for a stay and play session on Sat 9th November 10am-12pm; Open Evening from 6pm-7pm on the 14th November or one of our Open Mornings scheduled from 9.30am-11.30am on 3rd and 22nd October. There is no need to RSVP, but it is helpful if you could let us know if you would like to attend - call the office on 01903 771555.
Event organiser: Georgian Gardens Community School

Wednesday 13 November 2019 - 14:30

Petworth Families - an illustrated talk by Anne Charlesworth (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Before Petworth House was given to the National Trust in 1947, the house and park were owned by a succession of relatives: the powerful Percy family, Earls of Northumberland, then the Seymours and the Wyndhams, with the titles Earl of Egremont and Lord Leconfield. The current Lord and Lady Egremont still live in part of the house. This talk by Anne Charlesworth tells the stories of the Petworth families. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Thursday 14 November 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Come to Arcady – the Rise of Edwardian Musical Comedy (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington)

When the partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan came to an end in the 1890s, the void was filled by a new and even lighter entertainment called musical comedy. Ian Gledhill’s illustrated talk with music looks at the development of this genre from 'The Shop Girl' of 1894 through to Lionel Monckton's hit show 'The Arcadians'. All are welcome. Heritage Association members pay £1 for entry; visitors, £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Thursday 14 November 2019 - 18:00 to 19:00

Georgian Gardens Community School Open Evening (Georgian Gardens, BN16 3JJ)

Open Events for children starting school in September 2020 - come and meet the staff and visit our friendly school for a stay and play session on Sat 9th November 10am-12pm; Open Evening from 6pm-7pm on the 14th November or one of our Open Mornings scheduled from 9.30am-11.30am on 3rd and 22nd October. There is no need to RSVP, but it is helpful if you could let us know if you would like to attend - call the office on 01903 771555.
Event organiser: Georgian Gardens Community School

Friday 22 November 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Saturday 23 November 2019 to

Afternoon Tea at Arundel Castle in the Baron's Hall (Arundel)

Join the afternoon tea at Arundel Castle. To book your seat, contact Nikki at the Lido, on nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

East Preston Christmas Celebrations (East Preston (various))

Celebrating Christmas with a French food market, craft & gift stalls, live music, Father Christmas, funfair, activities in local businesses & carol singing. We finish with a lantern procession through the village & a short firework display on the Village Green at 5pm.
Event organiser: East Preston Parish Council

Sunday 24 November 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Wednesday 27 November 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations only.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Saturday 30 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

Ferring Conservatives Christmas Fair (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Conservatives are holding a Christmas fair. There will be crafts and Christmas stalls, Father Christmas, festive music, tea/coffee and mince pies, a Christmas raffle and more. Entry is 50p, including refreshments.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

DECEMBER 2019

Sunday 8 December 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty's Christmas Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Wednesday 18 December 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​​​​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Tuesday 24 December 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Festive Swims (Arundel Lido main pool)

Blow away the cobwebs, celebrate Christmas and see in the New Year with us in our heated pool! Afterwards, treat yourself to some warm festive refreshments in the cabin. Festive Swims are held on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Years Day. Email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

JANUARY 2020

Wednesday 15 January 2020 - 14:30

Clandon Park, Surrey - an illustrated talk by Tom Dommett (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Clandon Park, an early 18th century Palladian mansion in the care of the National Trust, suffered a devastating fire in 2015. This talk by Tom Dommett, Regional Archaeologist for the Trust, will consider the challenges of archaeological salvage, restoration and the rebuilding of the Grade I property using excavation combined with advanced survey techniques. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

APRIL 2020

Monday 6 April 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

Artisan Market: Spring Into Life (Littlehampton High Street)

Now in its fourth year, the Artisan Market brings local producers, creators, and craft makers to the High Street. Expect to see busking, performance, live art and all the colourful characters that make up the local coastline and down lands around us along the South Coast. It’s a chance for locals and visitors to see the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

JUNE 2020

Monday 8 June 2020 - 14:30 to 17:30

Professional Flower Arranging Demonstration (St Andrew the Apostle Church, Clifton Road, Worthing)

Please come along and support a fundraising event at St Andrew the Apostle Church, known as "Worthing's Hidden Gem".
RHS Chelsea Gold Medal Winner Mr Stephen McDonnell will be demonstrating some of his skills, alongside his usual witty banter!
Tickets are £10, which includes refreshments, and are available from Jonathan Davidson, on 01903 245169.
Event organiser: Jonathan Davidson


June 2019